The Wall Street Journal: They Turned the Lights On

The Wall Street Journal reviews the latest book from Ernest Freeberg, distinguished professor of humanities. The Age of Edison is about electric light and its enormous effect on American work, entertainment, family life, safety, medicine, social class, architecture, business, and industry. The Journal calls Freeberg’s book “a vivid social history with parallels for today’s technology innovators and for those who wish to increase their number.”

Read the full review here.

The book was also reviewed in the LA Times.

Be Sociable, Share!